Style Scout: Matthew Paige

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Clothing details: Boots, birthday present, one year ago; pants, Seven jeans, six months ago, $120; shirt, The Hip Zipper in Nashville, one week ago, $13; jacket, In Memphis, six months ago, $20; hat, Stetson, House of Vintage in Portland, Ore., three years ago, $12.

Name: Matthew Paige

Age: 22

Relationship status: No comment

Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.

Time in Lawrence: One day

Occupation: Musician

Dream job: Musician

What were you doing when scouted? Just walking down the street

Describe your style: American, western, cosmic Indian hawk

Fashion trends you love: American flags, feathers in hats, Zubaz pants, ‘70s running shorts

Fashion trends you hate: TOMS shoes

Fashion influences: Gram Parsons

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? So far, I’ve liked Lawrence a lot. Maybe more record shops and more music stores in general. Also, goofy dogs.

Less of? TOMS

Tattoos or piercings? Two piercings in my left ear

Who do people say you look like? Keith Richards

Tell us a secret … I was a tap dancer.

Comments

Peter Lyrene 1 year, 7 months ago

No matter how much or how little fuss goes into it, Gram Pasons/Keith Richards is a pretty timeless look. Stamp of approval, young blood.

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consumer1 1 year, 7 months ago

I wondered the same thing? Grant? maybe Gram Parson's of the Flying burrito bros fame. He does kinda have that style.

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Brandon Devlin 1 year, 7 months ago

"Grant Parsons?" Did you mean "Gram Parsons?" Or did this moron really say "Grant?"

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consumer1 1 year, 7 months ago

I bet this guy spends alot of time in front of a mirror. In Menspeak this is a high maintenence "guy".

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shleppy 1 year, 7 months ago

what are toms shoes? this guy has his finger on the pulse of fashion. zubaz forever.

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midwest_muser 1 year, 7 months ago

It seems like this article only profiles women. Will there be men featured at times?

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